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Enhancing site security with new Lightsail firewall features

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman, AWS Senior Developer Advocate – Lightsail Amazon Lightsail provides an easy way to get started with AWS for many customers. The service balances ease of use, security, and flexibility. The Lightsail firewall now offers additional features to help customers secure their Lightsail instances. This update offers three new […]

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Register for the Serverless-First Function

Register now for the first virtual AWS Serverless-First Function

This post is courtesy of Rebecca Marshburn, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Serverless AWS is hosting the first-ever completely serverless-focused, free virtual event: the AWS Serverless-First Function. The event takes place across two Thursdays – May 21 and May 28 – and focuses on two important themes of building on serverless: May 21: Serverless for your […]

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An Adafruit PyPortal displaying the latest images from the Mars Curiosity Rover and weather data from InSight Mars Lander.

Build a serverless Martian weather display with CircuitPython and AWS Lambda

Build a standalone digital weather display of Mars showing the latest images from the Mars Curiosity Rover. This project uses an Adafruit PyPortal, an open-source IoT touch display. Traditionally, a microcontroller is programmed with firmware compiled using various specific toolchains. Fortunately, the PyPortal is programmed using CircuitPython, a lightweight version of Python that works on […]

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Cluster Architecture

Using AWS ParallelCluster with a serverless API

This post is contributed by Dario La Porta, AWS Senior Consultant – HPC AWS ParallelCluster simplifies the creation and the deployment of HPC clusters. Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. AWS Lambda automatically runs your code without requiring you to […]

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Deep dive into Fargate Spot to run your ECS Tasks for up to 70% less

Author: Pritam Pal, Sr. EC2 Spot Specialist SA AWS launched AWS Fargate Spot during late 2019 for customers looking for a cost effective way to run containers. This blog dives deep into how to use ECS Fargate Spot and Fargate Tasks to lower the cost of your workloads. I explain existing concepts like Container Stop Timeout, catching […]

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Bi directional event orchestration with Amazon EventBridge

Building an automated knowledge repo with Amazon EventBridge and Zendesk

Zendesk Guide is a smart knowledge base that helps customers harness the power of institutional knowledge. It enables users to build a customizable help center and customer portal. This post shows how to implement a bidirectional event orchestration pattern between AWS services and an Amazon EventBridge third-party integration partner. This example uses support ticket events […]

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Decoupled architecture

Decoupling larger applications with Amazon EventBridge

This blog post shows how you can use an event-based architecture to decouple services and functional areas of applications. It uses the document repository solution as an example, to compare architecture after shifting to an event-based approach.

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Using AWS CodeDeploy and AWS CodePipeline to Deploy Applications to Amazon Lightsail

This post is contributed by Mike Coleman | Developer Advocate for Lightsail | Twitter: @mikegcoleman Introduction Amazon Lightsail is the easiest way to get started in the cloud, allowing you to get your application running on your own virtual server in a matter of minutes. But, what do you do if you want to update […]

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